Breaking: Trump Just Tested Positive For Coronavirus

Trump tests positive for covid-19
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US President , along with the First Lady Melania, have tested positive for coronavirus.

This came hours after he confirmed one of his aides, who he had recently traveled with also received a positive test result.

This news has implications for Trump’s health, the administration’s response to the pandemic as a whole, and specifically, the upcoming elections on November 3rd.

Trump has been encouraging states to reopen and also claimed that the US is “turning the corner” on the virus.

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for ,” Trump tweeted. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”

#Karma quickly started trending in the US as a response with many calling the infection karma for Trump Administration’s bad handling of the outbreak.

Former White House doctor Ronny Jackson told Fox News that Trump was “asymptomatic” and predicted the president would “weather this storm.”

Just this week in Lebanon, over 10 people at the presidential palace confirmed positive, along with FPM party leader Gebran Bassil – who was later admitted into the Hotel Dieu hospital for “shortness of breath.”

Get the latest news and updates about the outbreak in Lebanon along with a live monitor of cases in Lebanon as well as resources and information to help you guide the outbreak on our dedicated coronavirus page.